Resolves

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 92

S.P. 396 - L.D. 1062

Resolve, To Assist Artists, Art Galleries and Art Dealers

Sec. 1. Department of the Attorney General to develop a voluntary model contract to assist artists, art galleries and art dealers. Resolved: That the Department of the Attorney General shall develop a voluntary model standard art consignment contract to assist artists, art galleries and art dealers that must include, but is not limited to, the following basic contractual components: the exclusivity of the relationship, inventory of the artwork, the commission structure, insurance, promotion of the artwork, terms of payment, reproduction terms, warranties and transportation responsibilities. The Department of the Attorney General may consult with the Maine Arts Commission as well as review other state art consignment laws in the development of the voluntary model standard art consignment contract, which must be posted on the department's publicly accessible website by January 15, 2010. The Department of the Attorney General shall report to the Joint Standing Committee on Business, Research and Economic Development on the development of the model contract by February 1, 2010.

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